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Engineer  Chico, CA  : 3/10/2022
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Gas Transmission Systems, a Kleinfelder Company, provides high-quality solutions to natural gas utilities and pipeline operators. You can be a part of an exciting and diverse group of professionals that are committed to being the best at what they do.  Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 60 offices in the US, Canada and Australia. 


Built on a foundation of excellence, Kleinfelder is committed to client-focused solutions. Through our depth of experience and thorough understanding of environmental, regulatory, economic, and civic conditions, we identify and address challenges with innovation and common-sense. Kleinfelder's integrated, award-winning experts collaborate with clients to meet their objectives - from project inception through design and execution. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.


We are looking for an Engineer to join our Chico office.


GTS Engineers perform responsible engineering work on a professional level in design or analysis of engineering jobs, projects, or parts thereof. The Engineer develops a broad knowledge and skills in various GTS workstreams, independently evaluates, selects and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria to perform a task or sequence of tasks for conventional projects with few complex features. The Engineer II collaboratively uses judgment to determine adaptations in methods for nonroutine aspects of assignments and may be required to perform activities such as pipeline and piping design, cost estimating, field measurements, preparation and correction of field drawings, ordering material, initiation of permits, preparing operating and maintenance instructions, data analysis, compilation and reporting of technical data and performance of other related duties.



  • Prepare designs, calculations, drawings, layouts, and studies from field inspections, preliminary sketches, specifications, and instructions requiring knowledge of engineering practices and shop and field procedures
  • Review designs and documentation to ensure compliance with codes, standards and design criteria
  • Acquire and analyze data using appropriate standard quantitative methods
  • Gas system network and hydraulic analysis
  • Construction specification and bid package preparation
  • Pipeline design and material selection
  • Alternative/Feasibility studies
  • Develop status reports with task completion, progress, challenges, and solutions
  • Work closely with other workgroups at our clients' place of business and GTS offices
  • Coordinate various inspection and testing methods, gather data, analyze, and report findings
  • Demonstrate sound engineering judgment
  • Assign tasks to and coordinate with drafting and administrative staff
  • Assign tasks to and coordinate work of Associate Engineers (Engineer I) and technicians or administrative staff within team
  • Provide guidance, instruction, and coaching to entry-level and other Engineer II on team
  • Assist in determining schedule & budget requirements



Technical Skills, Degrees or Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering
  • 2-4 years relevant experience
  • Engineer-In-Training Certification (Desired)
  • Working knowledge of CAD and GIS software (Desired)
  • Technical communication
  • Proficient use of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint
  • Utility business understanding (Desired)
  • Valid Driver's license
  • Perform and manage moderate design tasks
  • Prepare portions of project documents
  • Perform research and investigations
  • Evaluate methodologies, best practice, tools, processes, procedures and technology; assessing potential fit, benefit, and impact for engineering work
  • Suggest improvements to process, and is a knowledge resource for other team members

Leadership Skills Required

  • Embrace and demonstrate Kleinfelder values
  • Take ownership of projects and assignments
  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to support fellow employees 
  • Demonstrate professionalism within Kleinfelder and GTS and with clients; reach beyond basic competence required for tasks  


This position may require work on projects requiring full vaccination from COVID-19.  If that is the case, you will be required to show proof of vaccination or an acceptable exemption in order to work on the project. 


Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.


Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)



Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.




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